A cosy basement studio on picturesque Talbot Road, this flat is perfect for couples or those with a young child looking to explore London while living like a local.
Situated on a quiet road, the location is the perfect combination of central and quiet. With an abundance of pubs and restaurants just minutes from the house, as well as easy access by bus, tube or foot to Central London and all the major sights, there's good reason Notting Hill is one of the most desired areas to live in London!
PLEASE NOTE Sunday 27th & Monday 28th August is Notting Hill Carnival. Most roads in the area are blocked, and there are no buses so please only book the flat if you are coming to enjoy the Carnival.
A cosy yet spacious studio flat, the space consists of a large living room/bedroom area with a separate kitchen and bathroom.
The flat has been recently redecorated, and you will find everything you need to be comfortable in this quiet haven. The flat is clean, bright and well maintained with fresh, good quality sheets and towels for every guest as well as shampoo, conditioner, body wash and moisturiser. If you want to cook, you will find the basics such as olive oil, salt and pepper, butter and spices. Other helpful amenities include a hair dryer, hangers, iron and ironing board, washing machine and dryer.
Please note there is WiFi so you can watch films on your laptop/iPad but there is no TV in the flat.
There is a travel cot available on request for those with a child up to three years old.
Guests have access to the entire flat plus the little patio area at the front. Everything in the kitchen and bathroom can be used by guests.
Talbot Road is in a very trendy part of Notting Hill, just a two minute walk from fashionable Westbourne Grove where you can find a huge array of excellent restaurants, cosy pubs, and great breakfast spots as well as great shopping. Almost every kind of food is catered for, and I honestly believe that the nearby Chinese restaurant and Greek restaurant are two of the best in London. I have lots of eating and drinking tips for those who book with me.
Hyde Park is walking distance, as is Kensington where you can find the high street for shopping, plenty more restaurants and cafes, as well as the Royal Albert Hall, the V&A Museum, the Natural History Museum and so much more. If you love shopping, Oxford Street is just a few stops on the tube or 10 minutes on the bus, and you can get to Westfield Shopping Centre in White City in 15 minutes.
Notting Hill is one of the premium areas to live in London – and you can be a local while you visit London! The area is much loved due to its beautiful old building, the iconic Portobello Market, and its wonderful mix of buzzing places to eat and drink, and quiet safety during the night.
Nearest tube station is Royal Oak (7 mins away) on the Hammersmith and City Line and takes you to Paddington, Baker Street, Euston Square, Kings Cross/St Pancras, and Liverpool Street, as well as many stops in between.
Notting Hill Gate tube station (12 minutes) is on the Central Line, Circle Line and District taking you to loads of places such as Bond Street, Oxford Circus, Westminster, St Paul's and many more.
There are plenty of buses round the corner taking you into Central London, the museums, and Westfield shopping centre.
It is also very easy to access all the major airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted) and train stations - Paddington is a 20 minute walk (or short bus ride), Victoria is five stops away, Kings Cross is six stops away, and Liverpool Street is 10 stops away!
From the flat you can easily get to:
Portobello Market (10 min walk)
Madame Tussauds (15 mins by tube)
Kensington Palace (20 min walk)
Hyde Park (20 min walk)
Buckingham Palace (30 min by tube)
Natural History Museum (20 min by bus)
Science Museum (20 min by bus)
Kings Cross St Pancras (15 min by tube)
Oxford Street (30 min by bus)
Soho (35 min by bus)
Harrods (30 min by tube)
Westminster Abbey / Big Ben (25 min by tube)
St Paul’s Cathedral (30 min by tube)
The London Eye (35 min by tube)
Tate Modern / Shakespeare's Globe (40 min by tube)
Trafalgar Square / National Gallery (30 min by tube)
Other things to note
This flat is for up to two adults (if you have a young child, I can provide a travel cot). There is no sofa bed so I cannot accommodate extra people.
Please note that if you arrive after 6pm, I may ask you to come to my house to collect the keys. My house is one minute away from the flat, and you will pass it on the way from Royal Oak station so it's very easy.
If you smoke on the patio, please keep the front door shut, and put all cigarette ends in the ashtray.